Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp 151–182

DCAF: An MPEG-21 Dynamic Content Adaptation Framework



Universal Multimedia Access aims at providing a gratifying end user-experience by either adapting the content, be it static or dynamic, to suit the usage environment or adapting the usage environment, be it client- or server-centric, to suit content. This paper presents our MPEG-21 Dynamic Content Adaptation Framework, acronym DCAF, which uses a fusion of Genetic Algorithms and Strength Pareto Optimality to adapt content in order to suit the usage environment.


Content adaptation Genetic Algorithms Pareto Optimality MPEG-21 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anastasis A. Sofokleous
    • 1
  • Marios C. Angelides
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information Systems, Computing and MathematicsBrunel UniversityUxbridgeUK

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